Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
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    Students Planting Personal Growth in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Some soon-to-be high schoolers were given a hands-on lesson in sustainability on Tuesday in Scranton. The lesson for the incoming high school freshman fits the scenery on North Irving Avenue in Scranton. “We’ve been learning about conserving energy, recycling, planting,” said Abygale Bergamino of Old Forge. “Since we’re the generation that’s going to have to face the effects of pollution we see around, so we need to find ways to preserve the environment, to use new energy, so […]

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    Traffic Tie-Ups This Week in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Traffic will be tied up along one of the busiest roads in Lackawanna County this week. Route 347, better known as Blakely Street in Dunmore, is down to one lane in spots as part of a larger project that will tie up traffic there for about a year. Route 347 narrows to two lanes right through the heart of Dunmore. Blakely Street won’t be the thoroughfare it normally is this week. It’s bad news for people like John […]

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    ‘It’s a scary world we’re living in’ – Officers on Edge in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — It was a difficult day for police officers all across the country. Officers in our area prepared for how the events in Dallas, Texas could affect their jobs. Newswatch spoke with police departments in Lackawanna County about the tragedy in Texas. The flag outside the Scranton Police Headquarters has been lowered to half-staff. While mourning the loss in Dallas, police officers here in northeastern Pennsylvania also had to think about how to continue to do their jobs safely. […]

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    Businesses Sign Petition to Boycott Scranton Taxes

    SCRANTON — Dozens of business owners in Scranton have signed a petition to boycott two controversial taxes. Gary St. Fleur is not a Scranton business owner. He’s an activist who runs a blog called Save Scranton, and he’s angry about a tax that businesses in the city have to pay. “The thing is, that they just go to a bar and talk about it amongst themselves. I said, we need to formalize this. We need to organize, and bring people […]

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    Early Morning Fire at TCBY in Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY — Firefighters responded to flames at a shopping plaza early Thursday morning Thursday in Lackawanna County. Smoke brought crews to TCBY on Business Route 6 in Dickson City just after 2 a.m. The Fashion Mall in Dickson City has some businesses that have been there for decades. Owners tell Newswatch 16 if one fails, they all do. The fire broke out overnight in the back of TCBY. Five others shops have either smoke or water damage and were […]

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    Troopers: Bullet Hit SUV on Casey Highway

    DUNMORE — It was a scary situation for a family in Lackawanna County when a bullet flew through their window on the highway. A family from Lackawanna County had a very close call on the way to a baseball game Tuesday evening. They say a bullet went through an open window of their SUV, narrowly missing a 13-year-old boy. The Murphy family from Dunmore was eastbound on the Casey Highway in Throop on their way to one of their son’s […]

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    More Than A Fresh Coat of Paint for Scranton Neighbors

    SCRANTON — A fresh coat of paint can go a long way and when the week is done, Neighborworks of NEPA and a team of volunteers will have provided that, and countless other repairs to 100 homes in Scranton. Neighborworks of NEPA has fixed up those 100 homes in west Scranton, over the past three years but volunteers have been doing this work in other parts of the city and the region for years. Senior citizens can apply for the […]

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    Voters: No Charges, No Change In Vote

    MOOSIC — Hillary Clinton is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Scranton later on this week, a city that’s shown strong support for Clinton since she has ties to the Electric City. Newswatch 16 spoke with voters about the FBI announcement and how it might affect Clinton’s upcoming visit. Careless but not criminal: that was the FBI’s determination in the Hillary Clinton email scandal. To many voters in northeastern Pennsylvania, the recommendation means the presidential campaign can carry on […]

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    Brits in America React to ‘Brexit’

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Many people in our area watched the historic “Brexit” vote while keeping an eye on their 401(k) accounts.  While British citizens who live here continue to watch to see how the decision to leave the European Union will play out back across the pond. “It really was an anxious and rather stunning evening,” said Dr. Susan Trussler, an international business professor at the University of Scranton. Dr. Trussler said the night of the Brexit vote wasn’t the […]

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    Dunmore Farmers Market Begins This Weekend

    DUNMORE — Fruits, veggies, and arts and crafts will all be for sale this weekend at a new farmers market in Lackawanna County. Dunmore will have its own farmers market on Saturdays this summer. Some people think that an empty lot on one of the busiest streets in the borough of Dunmore has a lot of potential. For Jena Romanini, it’s potential to grow her business, Savvy Home, about a block away. “There are people in Dunmore that still don’t […]

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    How Should Employees Respond to a Robbery?

    DUNMORE — After an armed robber was thwarted while trying to hold up a pharmacy in southern Pennsylvania, pharmacy and shop clerks in our area are debating the use of force in their own stores. On Monday afternoon, a would-be robber armed with a shotgun walked into Antietam Pharmacy in Waynesboro in Franklin County, south of Harrisburg. The armed robber was shot by a pharmacy employee who was carrying a licensed gun. The suspect was flown to a hospital in […]

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    Flu Shot Options to Become Limited

    DICKSON CITY — It may be a bit early to be thinking about flu season, but the Centers for Disease Control released information this week that may change your decision to get a flu shot in a few months. The CDC says a form of the flu shot meant for kids has been virtually ineffective. Pediatricians we talked to say they were surprised by the data the CDC released on Wednesday. It shows that the nasal spray version of the […]


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